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Atoni (Southeast Asian people)


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    • Ambeno (Southeast Asian people)
    • Ambenu (Southeast Asian people)
    • Atoin Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Atoin Pah Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Atoni
    • Atoni (Indonesian people)
    • Atoni Ambeno (Southeast Asian people)
    • Atoni Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Atoni Pa Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Atoni Pah Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Baikeno (Southeast Asian people)
    • Baikenu (Southeast Asian people)
    • Bikenu (Southeast Asian people)
    • Biqueno (Southeast Asian people)
    • Kupangese (Southeast Asian people)
    • Lais Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Molok Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Oe Cusi (Southeast Asian people)
    • Oecusse (Southeast Asian people)
    • Oecussi (Southeast Asian people)
    • Oekusi (Southeast Asian people)
    • Orang Gunung (Southeast Asian people)
    • Orang Timor Asli (Southeast Asian people)
    • Pah Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Timol (Southeast Asian people)
    • Timor (Southeast Asian people)
    • Timor (Indonesian people)
    • Timoreesch (Southeast Asian people)
    • Timoreezen (Southeast Asian people)
    • Timorese (Southeast Asian people)
    • Uab Atoni (Southeast Asian people)
    • Uab Atoni Pah Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Uab Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Uab Pah Meto (Southeast Asian people)
    • Vaikenu (Southeast Asian people)
    • Vaikino (Southeast Asian people)
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    • Atoni
    • Atoni (Indonesian people)
    • Timor (Indonesian people)
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 93-168953: Fundacao Oriente. Povos de Timor, 1992.
    • found: Ethnologue:p. 525-26 (Timor (Timorese, Timol, Timoreesch, Timoreezen, Dawan, Ambenu, Vaikenu, Vaikino, Baikenu, Bikenu, Biqueno, Uab Atoni Pah Meto, Atoni, Orang Gunung, Rowan))
    • found: Ethnic groups of insular Southeast Asia, c1972:v. 1, p. 103 (Atoni. Synonyms: Dawan, Orang Gunung, Rawan, Timoreesch, Timoreezen, Timorese, Orang Timor. Atoni is short for Atoin Pah Meto; predominant population of Indonesian Timor)
    • found: Murdock world cult.:p. 174 (Timor (Atoni, Kupangese))
    • found: Voegelin lang.:p. 174 (Timorese (West Timor))
    • found: Lelo Antao. Siptoni, 2014:t.p. (Atoni Ambeno community) summary (Atoni Ambeno and Ambeno people are variant names of Timorese people)
    • found: Krisdyatmiko. Mendobrak penindasan Atoni Meto, 2005(history of the Atoni Meto people)
    • found: (about religious ceremonies of Atoni Pah Meto people)
    • found: Schulte Nordholt, H.G. The political system of the Atoni of Timor, 1971.
    • found: Lelo, A. Siptoni : psikososial religius masyarakat Atoni Ambeno, Timor Leste, 2014.
    • found: Ethnologue, Jan. 4, 2019(Uab Meto; language of Indonesia; autonym: Uab Meto; alternate names: Atoni, Meto, Orang Gunung, Timol, Timor, Timoreesch, Timoreezen, Timorese, Uab Atoni Pah Meto, Uab Pah Meto, "Dawan" (pej.), "Rawan" (pej.), "Timor Dawan" (pej.); location: East Nusa Tenggara province: most of west Timor island) Baikeno (Baikeno. A language of East Timor. ISO 639-3: bkx. Alternate Names: Ambeno, Ambenu, Baikenu, Biqueno, "Dawan" (pej.), Lais Meto, Molok Meto, Oe Cusi, Oecusse, Oecussi, Oekusi, Uab Meto, Uab Pah Meto, Vaikenu, Vaikino. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Timor-Babar, Nuclear Timor, Uab Meto. Speakers see themselves as part of the wider Atoni cultural, linguistic, and historical network. Uab Meto refers to the language chain of which Baikeno is a part. Dawan is considered derogatory by many (the language does not have a, d, and dawan is said to mean enemy))
    • found: Joshua Project website, Aug. 17, 2016:Timorese, Atoni (Timorese, Atoni in Indonesia; People Name General: Timorese; People Name in Country: Timorese, Atoni; People Cluster: Timor; Alternate Names: Atoni, Dawan, Meto, Pah Meto, Timol, Timor, Uab Atoni, Uab Meto, Uab Pah Meto, Vaikino; Primary Language: Uab Meto) Baikeno (Baikeno in East Timor. People Name General: Baikeno; People Name in Country: Baikeno; People Cluster: Timor; Location in Country: Oekusi enclave separated from the rest of East Timor. Kais Metan in Pantai Makasar, Oesilu districts; Tai Boko in Nitib District. The 2 dialects comprise northern two-thirds of Ambeno; Uis Tasae in Pasab District, the southern third)
    • found: Worldmark encyclopedia of cultures and daily life, 2009:v. 3, p. 374 (on Timor: Tetum, Atoni, and Helong peoples) v. 4, pp. 977-978 (Timorese. Location: East Timor, West Timor (Indonesia); the Timorese people are believed to be Austronesians; call themselves Atoni Pah Meto; most live on the island of Timor, either on the eastern half and Oecussi enclave on the northern coast of West Timor or in the Indonesian province of Timur Tengah (West Timor); of the various groups living in East Timor, the Atoni are the most heavily researched)
    • found: Levinson, D. Ethnic groups worldwide, 1998:p. 228 (Atoni)
    • found: Encyclopedia of world cultures, 1991-1996:v. 5, p. 26 (Atoni. Ethnonyms: Atoin Pah Meto, Atoin Meto, Timorese; Orang Timor Asli (in Indonesian). Atoni live in the central mountainous part of western Timor, Indonesia; Atoni wholly occupy the two administrative districts of North-Central Timor and South-Central Timor, part of Kupang District, and the former Portuguese enclave of Oe-cussi in West Timor; "Atoni" is short for "Atoin Pah Meto" or "Atoin Meto" ("Atoin" being "Atoni" in metathesis). Europeans call them "Timorese," and Indonesians of Kupang may refer to them as "Orang Timor Asli" (Native Timorese))
    • found: West, B. Encyclopedia of the peoples of Asia and Oceania, c2009(Atoni (Atoni Meto, Atoni Pa Meto, Dawan, Vaikenu); the Atoni are one of the three major ethnolinguistic groups of West Timor, a province of Indonesia)
  • LC Classification

    • DS632.T5
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2019-08-25: revised
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